Steadfast support for global unity

May 9, 2019

Steadfast support for global unity

by Patricia Flor

It is with great pleasure that I address the readers of The Japan Times on Europe Day. The day marks the presentation on May 9, 1950, of the Schuman Declaration, which proposed the creation of a European coal and steel community that would evolve ...

Trade pact lauded as 'victory'

May 9, 2019

Trade pact lauded as 'victory'

The economic partnership agreement (EPA) between the European Union and Japan, which entered into force on Feb. 1, created a marketplace with 635 million people that comprises almost one-third of global gross domestic product. It is the biggest trade deal negotiated by the EU ...

High hopes for EPA-related areas

May 9, 2019

High hopes for EPA-related areas

by Michael Mroczek

As newly elected chairman of the European Business Council in Japan (EBC), I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to The Japan Times for this ongoing opportunity to address its readers on Europe Day, which marks the 69th anniversary of the signing of ...